Archive for February, 2012

From Above – Wes Anderson

Each director has their own style.
After they make several movies it’s possible to see a visual theme repeat across their movies.
Many directors use a specific camera work in each of their movies to tell a part of the story.
Its kind of like their visual signature.
A YouTuber named Kogonada has created a montage of Wes Anderson aerial shots.

Via OpenCulture


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Elizabeth Gilbert on failure and forgiveness at IQ2

Gilbert’s evenings of her childhood were peopled by eccentric, drunk, and competitively inappropriate family members, who made Elizabeth Gilbert realise that when it comes to storytelling “no one’s going to give you the floor…you have to earn it by telling the best story”. Here, in conversation with Paul Holdengräber, Gilbert recounts how she literally “married” writing when she was a teenager, in a ceremony in her bedroom, and also how, since the success of her globe-spanning memoir ‘Eat, Pray, Love’, she has become a more sedentary creature, like Candide nowhere more content than gardening at home in New Jersey.

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Gourmet and Classic Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Gourmet Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Mark McClusky’s Go-To DIY American Cheese

This episode features Mark McClusky, special projects editor at Wired magazine and He has reported on and learned about modernist cuisine from some of its most well-known pioneers. His recipe uses a scientific approach to cooking.

Ultimate Classic Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Inside-Out Grilled Cheese Sandwich – Ultimate Cheese Sandwich

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The Periodic Table Table

The Periodic Table Table: all the elements, in carved wooden glory.

Some people collect stamps. Wolfram Research co-founder and author Theo Gray collects elements.

Theo Gray is 2011 winner of the ACS Grady Stack Award for Interpreting Chemistry for the Public.

Bonus: Daniel Radcliffe sings “The Elements” – The Graham Norton Show

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe performs his party trick, which is singing “The Elements” by musical humorist Tom Lehrer.


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Interactive Light Display Follows You

Annica Cuppetelli and Cristobal Mendoza’s Nervous Structure does anything but make me nervous. 144 lines projected on the wall move, bend and twist as people approach and play with them.

Via Neatorama


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Leverage another person’s passion

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